Dawson on Young - "A letterwinner his plebe year, Clayton played No. 11 on the JV team last season. He is determined to return to the starting lineup on the varsity this season."
2009-10 - Saw action in just two varsity matches, earning three-game sweeps in both ... played the rest of the season with the JV team where he was the No. 1 player.
2008-09 - Produced a 12-2 record in his first season at the Naval Academy ... won 11 matches in a row, including a 9-4, 9-7, 9-1 victory over Virginia's Mark Batten in what was his first collegiate match ... played the No. 9 position for the Mids at the CSA Team Championship where he would turn in a 1-2 record ... earned a 10-8, 9-2, 9-0 victory over Amherst's Jacob Glass in the second round of the tournament.
High School - A 2007 graduate of the Oak Park and River Forest High School in Illinois, Young attended Mercersburg Academy during the 2007-08 academic year ... lettered twice as a member of his high school golf team and picked up a letter in squash at Mercersburg Academy.
Personal - Son of James and Mary Ellen Young ... majoring in Economics ... ranked among the top 20 percent of his class in military order of merit.